Pumas beat Welwitschias 81 - 8 in Airlink Cup


The Welwitschias lost a pre-season match by 81 to 8 to the 2022 Currie Cup champions, the Pumas this weekend.  

The Inaugural Airlink Cup, which took place on Saturday, saw the men in blue - the Welwitschias - face the Souh African franchise, the Pumas. 

The Pumas started the match off with high speed and kept the scoreboard ticking throughout the 80 mins of play.  

In the first half, the men in pink scored five tries, while the Welwitschias only managed a penalty conversion through Andre van der Berg.

ICC's Barclay vows to take women's game to greater heights


Internationally, women are celebrated and their issues brought to the fore during the month of March. Aware of this, ICC Chairperson Greg Barclay has vowed to support women's Cricket and bring it on par with the men's game.

He said this during an engagement with corporate companies who sponsor Cricket Namibia on Thursday.

The commercial lawyer and ICC chairperson Greg Barclay was in Namibia on a short visit dedicated to a fact-finding mission, Barclay said he is pleased to see how much support Cricket Namibia is receiving from the corporates

Pumas defeat Welwitschias 43-0 in warm-up game


The Welwitschias recorded a heavy defeat against the 2022 Currie Cup Champions, the Pumas on Wednesday night. They lost against them by 43 to 0 in a warm-up game. 

It is anticipated that they will face an even tougher side on Saturday in the Airlink Cup, where they will play against the Pumas' first team.  

The Welwitschias had their first outing of the year in a warm-up game against the South African franchise Pumas, trailing them by 22 points at half time. 

On the day the Welwitschias fielded two full teams to give all the players some needed game time.